tv Eyewitness Noon News CBS May 3, 2012 12:00pm-12:30pm EDT
the ravens lose a major piece of their defense. . >> the player whose injured and how long he'll be out. hello again. >> here's what people are talking about today. we have breaking news, ravens star linebacker terrence suggs is likely out for most if not all of the 2012 season. the information just released. >> good afternoon. suggs tore his achilies tendon. suggs says the injury happened during a conditioning test. he denies it what happened while playing basketball. he is scheduled to have surgery next week. no word if it's a partial or full tear. he says he hopes to be back on the field by december. he is he's motivated by reports that he will miss the entire season.
>> thank you. he was named the nfl defensive player of the year after last season in which he had 70 tackles. we'll have much more on suggs' injury today. in just a few hours a verdict is expected in the trial of two brothers charged with beating a teenager while patrolling for a neighborhood watch group. we are live outside the courthouse. good morning. >> reporter: good afternoon. we expect that verdict at 3 o'clock this afternoon. before this trial the defense waived a right to a jury. it's a judge deciding if it's case of say salt or self-defenseful -- defense. >> they are just hours away from knowing whether they'll be convicted of an assault. the bench trial lasted two weeks. the state accusing the brothers
targeted corey ausby during a call for a watch group. prosecutors say the werdesheim's pushed and pinned the teen to the ground, then beat him with a radio. eliyahu werdesheim testify that ausby attacked first. he admits to folly ausby who -- following ausby who he says was peering into houses. his younger brother told ausby, you don't belong around here, you belong in school. that's when ausby retrieved a wooden plank with nails from a house. werdesheim, a soldier for the israeli army said he used his skills to try to calm him down but he charged at him with the stick. he said avi had no part in the incident. >> reporter: some legal experts believe this case fell apart
when the victim refused to testify. prosecutors are confident they have enough with 911 tapes and other testimony to get a conviction. >> thank you very much. the werdesheim are charged with assault, false imprisonenment and intending to use a deadly weapon. prosecutors will wrap up their trial in the julius henson trial. rhonda laws russell's -- russell's voice was heard suggesting there was that need to go to the polls. yesterday she said the call was a form of reverse psychology to inspire votes. the chinese man who escaped from house arrest and took refuge in beginning. we have the latest. >> activist now says he wants
to leave china. he said in a phone interview that he has changed his mind and fears for his safety. it surprised officials who said he never mentioned he wanted to go to america. >> he talked with his wife twice and made that decision on his own. >> the blind activist has been out spoken against china's forced abortion policy. he took refuge in the embassy after escapes house arrest. it has created a tense diplomatic stavend off between the -- stand off between the u.s. and china. secretary of state, hilary clinton is in china for trade talk and says china must protect
human rights. he now wants to leave china with clinton. the state department has not said whether it will reopen negotiations. >> he is still in the hospital where officials brought him yesterday. maryland lawmakers are headed for a special session. the gov ernor is working on the details of an income tax increase. last month lawmakers failed to pass that measure. the special session is expected to be called for may 14th. downtown commuters take note, full closures of the johns falls expressway will be closed tonight until 4 a.m. if you travel southbound, on one lane will be open. these closures are needed for emergency repairs
to collapse drainage pipes located under the expressway. this morning has given way to some sunshine finally. take a live look outside right now. the day has brightened considerably. it's warmed up quite a bit as well. marty bass is in the out back for us and tim williams is in the weather center. >> definitely warming up quickly. all that moisture in the atmosphere, it's prime for thunderstorms. we're already at 70 at cumberland, 72 oak land. while it does feel warmer than yesterday, it's only one degree warmer at the airport than it was at this time yesterday. 11 degrees warmer in oakland. this does go well for a warm beginning to your -- marty, i always want to try to get this wrong. it is the end of -- what
is it?. >> week end and the weekend. . >> i got it. . >> say it ten times fast. it go well goes well for what -- it goes well for what you can. >> reporter: good afternoon, everybody. not only one degree difference, but the fact that the sun is shining. that is making it warm and sticky feeling out here. this morning when don and i came to work we had a breeze. we still had that marine influence over the area that kept us in clouds and showers and only 65 yesterday. now we've seen that marine influence change. winds are from the southwest, that warm envelope of air is pushing up over the region. the stalled front around the mid atlantic is moving up 95. take a look at
these temperatures around. this noon hour the low 80s within a three and a half drive of us here in baltimore. we're going to throw it back inside to tim williams. we will talk about the week's end and weekend sunny and hot forecast coming up shortly. >> thank you. the u.s. fish and while life -- wildlife service the asking for information about two dead bald eagles. they were found monday. officials believe the birds died of poisoning after eating remains from a fox. they're looking for who may have poisoned that fox and offering a $2,500 re reward for that information. the oriels get a travel day after they wrap up the series are the yankees after a win. the catcher hit his 7th homerun of the season.
arata shut down the yankees offense. they take two out of the three games they played. the road trip will continue in boston starting tomorrow night. you can see the birds and red sox saturday afternoon at 1:00 and sunday afternoon at 1:30 live right here on wjz. >> i think they're looking good. >> they are. >> it is so excited to watch them right now. >> another test this time, the red sox. >> i have faith. >> still to come, former gop rivals rally behind mitt romney. who is said to endorse him next. >> a well known painting selling at auction for a record amount. we'll tell you how much coming up. >> a mix of sun and clouds outside this afternoon. your forecast is coming up. stay with us. ,,,,
an anti-inflammatory and a long-acting bronchodilator, working together to help improve your lung function all day. advair won't replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms and should not be used more than twice a day. people with copd taking advair may have a higher chance of pneumonia. advair may increase your risk of osteoporosis and some eye problems. tell your doctor if you have a heart condition or high blood pressure before taking advair. if you're still having difficulty breathing, take the lead. ask your doctor if including advair could help improve your lung function. get your first full prescription free and save on refills at advaircopd.com. it's kind of a big deal. to find nutritious and gluten-free cereals my whole family actually loves? well, the word "wow" comes to mind. and then a friend told me chex has five flavors that are gluten-free. even a cinnamon one the kids love.
conservative endorsement today. michelle bachman will endorse him. he only has one rival left, ron paul. newt gingrich suspended his campaign yesterday and said he will throw his support behind mitt romney. the last words written are by osama bin laden will be made public today. it provides insight into his operations and reveals he remained focused on attacking americans and u.s. leaders. spirit airlines is doubling its fees for carry on bags. starting in november the price for some carry bags will go up as much as $100. as of right now the airline charges $45 per carry on bag. smaller bags like purses and others that fit under the seat are still free. spirit says passengers can save on fees by
checking their bigger bags. one of the art world's images sells for almost $120 million at an art auction in new york making it the most expensive piece of art work ever sold at auction. there are four versions, three hang in museums. this is the only one left in private hands. the buyer chooses to remain unanimous. >> pretty cool. >> right . >> i think he was covering his ears. >> there you go. >> i'd buy that. >> still ahead, a live look outside, your complete first warning forecast. >> here's a look at today's midday stocks and last night's winning lottery numbers. ,,,,,,,,
i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all medicare supplement insurance plans,
it could save you thousands in out-of-pocket costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus there are no networks, and you never need a referral. see why millions of people have already enrolled in the only medicare supplement insurance plans endorsed by aarp. don't wait. call now. welcome back. as we take a look at a very active inner harbor, showing every va -- variation of clothing. it's cloudy, the sun is trying to peak through.
temperatures in the 60s now but we're going up into the 80s as long as the sun breaks through the clouds. we are expecting to see a shift in the wind. that's going to usher in some warm airplane through the afternoon. 77 out towards the west. 77 in oakland and in cumberland. 60s towards the rest of the region. coolest spot right now in ocean city near the water 59 there. 64 columbia and 63 in bel air and in rock hall. we have this north wind, you're start together see this west wind on the southern edge of the state. it's the combination of the winds and the sun that's going to get us into this 80 degree range. tomorrow we're really going to see the temperatures spike. we have these tier rees of -- series of widely scattered
storms rolling through. what we're going to start seeing now with the humidity levels high and the sun peaking through, that's going to be the trigger for thunderstorms. the air arm is going to spike -- the warm air is going to spike tomorrow. we're going to trigger maybe a shower or two through the evening tomorrow. 8:03 is your sunset high today. southeast wind on the bay. 77 degrees today, mostly cloudy. very close to about 80 in parts of the area. 60 tonight, partly cloudy and mild. 87 tomorrow with the shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. five day forecast with marty coming up. >> thank you. still to come on wjz, a new study on mammograms. do the
new study highlights the importance for breast cancer screens. more than half women who are diagnosed with breast cancer have no family history of it. their data confirms the benefits of yearly screenings. check in with wjz today at 4:00, 5:00 and 6:00. we will have the latest on terrence suggs season ending injury and the breaking news from the werdesheim brother's trial where a verdict is expected this afternoon. join us for these stories and all the day's breaking news today at 4:00 right after dr. phil. >> stay with us, the five day forecast is coming right up. i love to eat. i love hanging out with my friends.
with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. super poligrip free made the kiwi an enjoyable experience. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. are we all speechless here?. >> maybe. >> i was waiting for the formal introduction. man, it's quite in here. i know the news is devastating, but you have to kick it up. 87 tomorrow, 83 saturday. thundershowers tomorrow and saturday. in the mid 70s sunday and monday. a little more humid on tuesday. >> thank you. >> don't miss tonight's prime time cbs line up.